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Marissa M. Yaker is the Managing Attorney of Regulatory Affairs for Padgett Law Group. Yaker’s practice is primarily focused on creditors’ rights and foreclosure, an area of law that she has practiced for eight years. She is former Interim-Chair of Legal League’s Special Initiatives Working Group; Vice-Chair of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee; Member of the Governmental and Public Policy Advocacy Committee of the Florida Bar; Member of the American Legal & Financial Network’s Women in Legal Leadership and Junior Professionals & Executives Group. Yaker was recognized by DS News as one of the Top 25 Women in Law, 2020 Rising Business Leader, and 2020 ALFN JPEG Award Winner.

Understanding the HAF

Attorney Marissa M. Yaker details what you need to know about the Homeowner Assistance Fund, and the HAF’s goal of mitigating financial hardships associated with the pandemic.

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In Case of Emergency: Planning for Disaster

With the uncertainty of not knowing when a natural disaster is going to occur, it is crucial to have a business plan in place to ensure that your company is well-equipped. Editor's note: this story originally appeared in the June issue of DS News.

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